Ponda Footballers edge Fr Agnel YC
PILAR: Rudraksha Kankonkar’s own goal handed Ponda Footballers an edgy 3-2 win over Fr Agnel Youth Centre, Pilar in the GFA’s U-14 League match played at Pilar ground, on Tuesday. Fr Agnel YC dominated the first half though they conceded an early goal when Gilbert Martins snatched a ball from the back line and scored past the helpless keeper. However, Fr Agnel made it all square in the 27th minute through Amit Jamumi. At the half hour mark, Wayne Fernandes made it 2-1 in favour of Fr Agnel. Changing ends, Ponda Footballers’ Aditya Satarkar scored the equalising goal for Ponda Footballers. But at the fag end of the match, Rudraksha scored an own goal to give Ponda Footballers full points.
GFA’s 1st Div, Taca Goa football likely to start in March 3rd week
PANAJI: The Geno GFA First Division League and the U-20 Taca Goa Football Championship, organised by Goa Football Association, is likely to start in the third week of March, states the press note issued by GFA on Tuesday. A total of 14 teams will participate in the First Division League, from which a team will be promoted to Goa Professional League 2019-20 season. Meanwhile, the managers meeting will be held in the first week of March. Teams have been asked to prepare the cards for players and officials, the press note adds.